Beach Hazard Alert

Beach Hazard Alert

There is a beach hazard statement from the National Weather Service for Monday, June 21, 2021. Expect high waves and dangerous currents at Lake Michigan beaches. Remain out of the water to avoid dangerous swimming conditions and do not venture out onto piers, jetties, breakwalls or other shoreline structures. 


Please note: We recommend calling ahead to businesses and attractions you plan to visit for requirements and hours of operation.

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Barker Woods Nature Preserve

444 Barker Rd.
Michigan City, IN 46360
Phone: (219) 242-8558

Take a quiet walk across the flat terrain at Barker Woods. You’ll see flowering trees and plenty of birds during the spring in this old-growth forest. Come back to enjoy the colorful leaves in the fall. The preserve is 30 acres and the trail is just under one mile in length.